Form of Government
Mayor and Council. Partisan
ORGANIZATION OF GOVERNING BODY
First week in January
Head of municipal government. Chairs Council with voice and vote. Can veto ordinances subject to a 2/3 override by Council.
Legislative body of municipality. Overrides mayor's veto by 2/3 majority of all members. Appoints all subordinate officers, except municipal clerk, tax assessor and tax collector, who are appointed by mayor and council. Has all executive responsibility not placed in office of mayor.
Mayor is head of municipal government and has all powers vested in mayor by general law. Council has all executive responsibility of municipality not placed in office of mayor. Council may delegate, by ordinance, all or a portion of executive responsibilities to an administrator. Council may adopt an administrative code.